Mating Birds

Mating Birds

Book - 1986
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The story of a young South African black man obsessed with an English girl whom he encounters on the segregated Durban beachfront is told from the narrator's prison cell in this classic African novel. Although no words are exchanged, a connection develops between the two mismatched lovers, leading to an intense and ambiguous sexual encounter. He is charged with rape and receives the death sentence. Reconstructing his own history, his obsession with the girl, and his court proceedings, the narrator offers a powerful examination of the warped racial morality and brutality of apartheid.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312522957
Branch Call Number: PR9369.3.N58 M38 1986
PR 9369.3 .N58 M38 1986
PR9369.3.N58 M38 1986
Characteristics: 184 p. ; 22 cm


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